(WNY News Now) – The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) has officially appointed Amy Harding to its Board of Directors. The Chautauqua County Legislature approved her appointment during the October 2023 voting session, marking a significant addition to the agency’s leadership.
Jamestown, N.Y. – The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Harding to the CCIDA Board of Directors, following her approved appointment by the Chautauqua County Legislature at its October 2023 voting session.
In addition to being appointed to the CCIDA Board of Directors, Harding was also appointed to the boards for the Chautauqua Regional Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) and the Chautauqua County Capital Resource Corporation (CRC).
Harding’s professional background is in banking and finance. She brings more than 30 years of banking
experience to the CCIDA, with expertise in lending and development. Harding has been employed at Lake Shore
Savings Bank since 1997, and has held several positions including teller, personal banker, mortgage specialist,
assistant manager, and manager. She is currently serving as Vice President and Regional Sales Manager for the
Harding has served on the Allocations Committee for the United Way since 2014, and has also served on the
board of the Chautauqua Safety Village for the past seven years where she serves as Treasurer. She is also an
active member with the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and continues her involvement in
community and non-profit events.
Harding studied Business Administration at Jamestown Community College, and has attended numerous
courses and seminars in banking and management from the Center of Financial Training. She is a life-long
Chautauqua County resident and currently lives in Sherman.